See also: amen, ámen, amén, àmen, âmen, āmén, and åmen

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

  1. Alternative letter-case form of amen ("so be it; may it be done").

Proper nounEdit

Amen

  1. (biblical) Jesus, Son of God, as the authority.

Etymology 2Edit

Multiple origins, including a respelling of German Ammann or a variant of Amin from Arabic أَمِين(ʾamīn).

Proper nounEdit

 
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Amen

  1. A surname​.

Etymology 3Edit

Proper nounEdit

Amen

  1. Alternative form of Amun

ReferencesEdit

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested as van ame in 1403. Derived from a hydronym, derived in turn from Proto-Germanic *ama- (natural watercourse).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Amen n

  1. A village in Aa en Hunze, Drenthe, Netherlands.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Nominalisation of amen, which see.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːmən/, [ˈʔaː.mən], [-mn̩], [-mm̩]
  • IPA(key): /ˈaːmɛn/ (less common)
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  • Homophones: ahmen, amen (general), armen, Armen (some speakers)

NounEdit

Amen n (strong, genitive Amens, no plural)

  1. amen (the formula)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Amen” in Duden online
  • Amen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

AnagramsEdit